Richard Florida Must Be Lonely
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Richard Florida Must Be Lonely

Because in time for the Canadian edition of his book Who’s Your City, the Toronto-based Florida ranked the best places in the country to live for certain demographics: singles (aged 20–29), mid-career professionals (29–44), “empty-nesters” (45–64), and families with children. The ten cities leading the way for “singles”? Calgary, Iqaluit, Ottawa-Gatineau, Victoria, Yellowknife, Edmonton, Guelph, Canmore, Whitehorse, and Montreal. Toronto finds itself at the top of the list for “empty-nesters” and right by the top for “families with children”; According to Florida’s rankings, you’re seemingly best off living in Calgary after you graduate from university, marrying, moving to Ottawa-Gatineau, having kids there, moving to Toronto when the kids leave for university, and then moving on back to Ottawa-Gatineau once your career ends. Sounds great.